Bang Bang Chicken - It Is a Keeper
4.6 from 5 votes

Bang Bang Chicken

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Dish
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Christina Hitchcock



  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 3/4 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup cornstarch
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tablespoon Sriracha
  • house seasoning - to taste
  • 1 pound boneless - skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 1 cup Panko bread crumbs

Dipping Sauce

  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons sweet chili sauce
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 teaspoons Sriracha


  • To make the sauce, whisk together all of the sauce ingredients in a small bowl; set aside.
  • Heat vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium high heat.
  • Season the chicken with house seasoning.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together buttermilk, flour, cornstarch, egg, Sriracha and house seasoning.
  • Pour Panko into a shallow dish (such as a pie plate).
  • Working one at a time, dip chicken into buttermilk mixture, then coat in Panko, pressing the crumbs to the chicken.
  • Working in batches, add chicken to the skillet being careful not to crowd the pan.
  • Cook for 2-3 minutes or until golden and crispy and internal temperature is 165 degrees.
  • Transfer to a paper towel-lined plate.
  • Serve immediately, drizzled with sweet chili sauce.
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